Debbie Joffe Ellis, MDAM, is a licensed psychologist (Australia) and mental health counselor (New York), and is affiliated with several major psychological associations and societies - including being a Member of the Australian Psychological Society, and an International Affiliate Member of the American Psychological Association. She has a doctorate in alternative medicine (MDAM) from the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine in affiliation with the World Health Organization, from whom she also received a gold medal (1993) in recognition of her service to the field of alternative and holistic medicine.
Dedicated to her husband, the great pioneering and remarkable psychologist Albert Ellis Ph.D., they worked together for several years giving public presentations and professional trainings on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), as well as collaborating on writing and research projects, until his death in 2007. She continues to present, practice and write about his groundbreaking approach of REBT.
She currently has a private practice in New York City, and also delivers lectures, workshops and seminars throughout the U.S.A. and across the globe.
Financial: Dr. Debbie Joffe Ellis maintains a private practice. She receives royalties as an author for the American Psychological Association. Dr. Joffe Ellis receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dr. Debbie Joffe Ellis is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the Australian Psychological Society.